Thought Leader, New Marketplace

Sachin H. Jain, MD, MBA

President and Chief Executive Officer
CareMore Health System

Sachin H. Jain, MD, MBA is President and Chief Executive Officer at CareMore Health System, an innovative health plan & care delivery system with $1.2B revenue & over 100,000 members in eight states. He is also consulting Professor of Medicine at the Stanford University School of Medicine and a contributor at Forbes. Dr. Jain was previously CareMore’s Chief Medical Officer and Chief Operating Officer.

Prior to joining CareMore, Dr. Jain was Chief Medical Information & Innovation Officer at Merck & Co. He also served as an attending physician at the Boston VA-Boston Medical Center and as a member of faculties at Harvard Medical School and Harvard Business School. From 2009–2011, Dr. Jain worked in the Obama Administration, where he was Senior Advisor to Donald Berwick when he led the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Dr. Jain was the first Deputy Director for Policy and Programs at the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation. He also served as Special Assistant to David Blumenthal when he was the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology.

Dr. Jain graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College with a BA in government and continued on to earn his MD from Harvard Medical School and MBA from Harvard Business School. He trained in medicine at the Brigham and Women’s Medicine, earned his board certification from the ABIM, and continues to practice medicine at CareMore. He is Co-Founder and Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Elsevier journal Healthcare: The Journal of Delivery Science & Innovation and is an elected member of the National Academy of Social Insurance (NASI).  He has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles and in journals such as The New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA, Health Affairs, and the Harvard Business Review blogs and was an editor of the book The Soul of a Doctor (Algonquin Press).

Dr. Jain is a native of Bergen County, New Jersey, but presently resides in Los Angeles, California.

Dispersion of Palliative Core Skills via a Train-the-Trainer Palliative Care Mentor Model

Care Redesign

Back to the Future?

Restoring focus to palliative care through a train-the-trainer model for non-palliative care physicians.

The Growing Imperative to Address Senior Loneliness

Care Redesign

The Growing Imperative to Address Senior Loneliness

CareMore offers an early look at its program built on the premise that human interaction and engagement can have a positive impact on the lives of our lonely elders.

You Get What You Pay For: Health Care Risk Models Panel Clip Still

New Marketplace

You Get What You Pay For

What is the necessity of moving toward more payer or provider risk in the Medicaid space?

Anya Wallack, Sachin Jain, William Golden Panel Clip Still: Merging Mental Health Services and Physical Health Care

New Marketplace

Merging Mental and Physical Health Care

How can we better integrate mental and physical health services?


Reading List: Bruce Leff and Sachin Jain

NEJM Catalyst Thought Leaders weigh in on the most influential and inspiring texts of their careers.

New Marketplace

Getting Real about Health Care Costs — A Broader Approach to Cost Stewardship in Medical Education

In the next era of cost-stewardship education, future and current physicians will have to be taught to reduce spending across the care continuum.

Sachin Jain 04 talk still: How CareMore Embraced Medicaid

New Marketplace

How CareMore Embraced Medicaid

There isn’t a population of patients who needs a culture of caring more than those on Medicaid.


Medical Schools and Health Policy: Adapting to the Changing Health Care System

With the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and rapid pace of health care delivery reform, there have been calls for medical schools to increase their focus on health policy research and education.

A Holistic Approach to Social Needs Panel Clip Still

New Marketplace

A Holistic Approach to Social Needs

Whose responsibility is it to address the social determinants of health?

New Marketplace

Adapting a Senior-Focused Care Strategy to Medicaid

Early and important lessons on adapting clinical delivery to new Medicaid enrollees — a complex, high-need population.

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